Municipal Messenger Monthly/ September
September Meetings
View our website's Agenda Center for each respective meeting Agenda. Meetings are now in-person at the Municipal Building, 50 Woodland Avenue and via Zoom.

Thurs, Sept 8: Environmental Commission, 7 PM -Energy Aggregation Presentation
Mon, Sept 12: Senior Citizen Advisory Committee(SCAC), 3 PM
Mon, Sept 12: Planning Board, 7 PM
Wed, Sept 14: Transportation Advisory Committee,
7 PM
Mon, Sept 19: Board of Adjustment, 7 PM
Tues, Sept 20: Economic Development Advisory Committee (EDAC), 7 PM
Wed, Sept 21: Board of Health, 5 PM
Wed, Sept 21: Township Committee, 7 PM (click here to view the Township Committees agendas, minutes, videos, & emails)
Thurs, Sept 29: Historic Preservation Commission,
7 PM
Planning Board & Board of Adjustment only: If you wish to participate by asking questions, supporting, opposing or making comments you must attend the meeting in person. If you wish to listen to the matters being heard, you may log in via zoom. Any member of the public logged in via zoom will not be able to ask questions or comment on the applications.
September Department of
Public Works (DPW) Dates
Fri, Sept 2: *Large Item Collection for Area 1
Mon, Sept 5: Labor Day, No Collection Services, see below for collection schedule
Fri, Sept 9: *Large Item Collection for Area 2
Sat, Sept 10: Yardwaste Collection, Zone 1 (last collection in 2022)
Fri, Sept 16: *Large Item Collection for Area 3
Sat, Sept 17: Yardwaste Collection, Zone 2 (last collection in 2022)
Fri, Sept 23:*Large Item Collection for Area 4
Mon, Sept 26-Fri, Sept 30: Large Metal & Appliance Collection, call the DPW, 973-326-7398 or request a pick-up online in advance, link

*Call the DPW, 973-326-7398 or request a pick-up online in advance (all requests should be made the week prior to scheduled Friday pick-up date), link
Curbside Yardwaste Collection
1. Curbside pickup of grass clippings, leaves, plant waste, and light brush takes place on the scheduled Saturday dates. Please review the street listing to find out your zone and scheduled collection dates. 
2. Place in 32 gallon standard garbage cans with lid and handles
3. Grass clippings, leaves, plant waste, and light brush can be mixed together during this period. Light brush should be tied with string in bundles no longer than 4 ft., or placed in 32 gallon standard garbage cans cut to the height of the garbage can. 
4. Fifty(50) pound limit per can or bundle
5. NO DIRT, LOGS, ROOTS, OR STUMPS. NO PLASTIC BAGS
6. RESIDENTS ONLY (no contractors) may bring grass clipping and light brush to the Department of Public Works located on Jane Way off West Hanover Avenue during business hours, Monday-Saturday,
6 AM to 1:45 PM. 

ZONE 1 COLLECTIONS ARE SCHEDULED FOR:
Sept 10th 
ZONE 2 COLLECTIONS ARE SCHEDULED FOR: 
Sept 17th 
No Collection Monday, September 5
In observance of Labor Day, September 5, 2022 the Department of Public Works will be closed, and no collection services will take place. Below you will find the trash and recycling schedule for the week of Sept 5th-Sept 9th. 

Mon, Sept 5th: No Collection 
Tues, Sept 6th: Monday Trash & Recycling
Wed, Sept 7th: Tuesday Trash & Recycling
Thurs, Sept 8th: Wednesday Trash & Recycling 
Fri, Sept 9th: Thursday Trash & Recycling

I apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and thank you for your anticipated cooperation. The Recycling Depot located on Jane Way is open Monday-Friday (except holidays) from 7 AM to 3 PM and Saturday from 6 AM – 1:45 PM.

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline
Of course, 988 is more than just an easy-to-remember number—it is a direct connection to compassionate, accessible care and support for anyone experiencing mental health related distress – whether that is thoughts of suicide, mental health or substance use crisis, or any other kind of emotional distress.
Also, check out this video, Back to School-How to Cope with Stress During Stressful Times presented by Nicole Thomas, MD, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, Pediatric Psychiatry Collaborative, Morristown Medical Center and she provides an overview of:
 
1. Ways Kids Respond to Stress
2. Tips for Managing Stress
3. Examples of Coping Skills
4. When & Where to Seek Help
Township Committee Office Hours
The Township Committee will be rotating Committee Members every first Tuesday of the month in 2022.

Sept 6, 2022:

- 5:00-6:00 PM in-person, appointment only (schedule an appointment here)
-Township Committee member names will be posted beforehand
-Location: Municipal Building, 50 Woodland Avenue

Bring your questions, comments, concerns or suggestions.
Watch all the Township Committee Meetings via our YouTube channel here, https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxS482suIq4FW35sWpcQEiQ/videos?view=0&sort=dd

View all the Township Committee Meeting Agenda's here, https://www.morristwp.com/AgendaCenter
Morris Township Police Dept.'s 2022 Citizen Police Academy
Have you ever been interested in learning more about how a police department operates and responds to incidents within your community? 

Citizen Police Academy: Monday nights from 6- 9 PM starting September 12 and ending on November, 14. The Citizen Police Academy is FREE and is on a first come first serve basis with a maximum enrollment of 20 people.

Be Ready for Hurricane Season
New Jersey's tropical storm activity is typically between August and late October. We encourage you to read through the “Hurricane Survival Guide for New Jersey,” and take the actions necessary to secure your family and home. Survival Guide
-If you are without power, don't rely on your neighbors to report it. Customer outage reports help JCP&L crews pinpoint damage + restore power faster. The more info they have, the better!
Hillside Hose. Co. Oktoberfest
Saturday, Oct 1 / 2 PM - 8 PM
Hillside Hose Co., 132 Western Avenue

Great music, food, beer, and souvenirs for purchase.
Morris Co. 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony
Sunday, Sept 11, 2022 | 06:00 PM
Morris County 9/11 Memorial, 460 W. Hanover Ave., Parsippany - Additional Information
Summer Newsletter
Look out via USPS for the Township's Annual Summer Newsletter, which includes: a Township Committee letter, recycling tips, upcoming events, and info on our newly launched Senior Citizens Advisory Committee(SCAC)
Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Event Days
Saturday, Sept 24/ 9 AM- 2 PM
Morris County Public Safety Training Academy
500 W. Hanover Avenue, Parsippany NJ
A Public Education Session on Community Energy Aggregation
WHEN: September 8, 2022 at 7 PM
WHERE: Municipal Building Meeting Room,
50 Woodland Ave. and via Zoom (check www.morristwp.com "Township Highlights" for Zoom Info)
Environmental News You Can Use
-Recreating Habitat to Help Fireflies Survive
-Panel Discussion on Community Energy Aggregation
-10 Simple Steps to Save Water This Summer
-Would you pay for Compost Pick-Up Service?
-Have a Session with Recycle Coach
-Free Energy Savings Kit from JCP&L